Category - HEALTH & SAFETY

By Dan Guttenplan, FNF Coaches Managing Editor Guardian Caps are currently utilized by over 100 colleges and 1,000 high schools to reduce impact during practice. The Cap augments any existing helmet to make it flexible and soft, able to more...

By Dan Guttenplan Concussions are at the forefront of the football discussion as recent trends have shown decreased participation numbers due to concerns about the risk of head injuries. The MVP, or Mobile Virtual Player, was designed to take the...

By Dan Guttenplan, Managing Editor Regardless of the safety rating of a helmet or shoulder pad system, a player cannot rely solely on his equipment to prevent head injuries like concussions. While it is impossible for players to avoid contact on...

By Dan Guttenplan, FNF Coaches Editor Coaches may find it difficult to know what to believe when it comes to evaluating helmet safety performance standards. The Virginia Tech 5-Star Helmet Rating System is one of the most reputable models. A total...

USA Football’s Advanced Tackling System provides drills, terminology and grading instruction to better develop all types of tackles in-practice and in-game. Developed in conjunction with tackling expert Richie Gray, this system provides drills and...

By Jeremy Ling, Founder of TackleBar Each month, FNF Coaches selects a product that makes the game safer or more enjoyable for players, and allows a representative from that company to share the benefits of the product. For the April edition of FNF...